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GRI02 Grief Therapy - Work with the Grieving
Work with the Grieving
Course Objective
This program provides clinicians with the opportunity to learn about:
Debriefing methods after disasters
Risk factors that can lead to more mourning
What caregivers and responders can do

Intended Audience
Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Therapists 
Author Bio
MILA RUIZ TECALA, LCSW - John Weaver has written the first comprehensive book on the topic of Disaster Mental Health. He has been tackling the traumatic and unexpected for years, and will share his experiences as a Red Cross Mental Health volunteer. He is a Casework Supervisor for Northampton County Mental Health and is a part-time therapist for Concern Professional Services, both in Bethlehem, Pa. He also has a private consulting practice specializing in Disaster Mental Health and crisis intervention related issues. He is an instructor at the Marywood School for Social Work. Mr. Weaver has worked for the Red Cross in 6 national disasters, including the Midwest floods of 1993 and the US Air 427 plane crash in 1994. At that disaster, he was the coordinator for Red Cross disaster mental health services at the morgue. He is now a national instructor in Red Cross's disaster mental health course. His book is entitled, Disasters: Mental Health Interventions. 
Founder and director of the Center for Loss and Grief in Washington DC, she was selected as the 2000 National NASW social worker of the year, and was chosen as one of the top 123 psychotherapists in the Metropolitan Washington DC area by the Washingtonian magazine. Additionally her international work has been extensive and includes involvement as senior consultant with the United States Peace Corps.  She served as a consultant to the Philippine government following the 1990 Philippine earthquake.

Certificates
ASWB ASWB
NBCC NBCC
1.0 Hour 1.00 CE Credit(s) $22.33 QTY

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